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We are dedicated to building and growing a community interested in making data do more for all facets of business, society, and daily life. Anyone interested in data engineering, operations, management, governance, and general data issues should join our group. We welcome anyone at any skill level to attend as events will range from introductory materials to focused expert presentations on data topics.
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- Zero ETL & Virtual Data Marts: A Discussion in Painless Data Engineering!Link visible for attendees
The TBDEG is joined again by Alex Merced for a discussion on data engineering!
Note: the Zoom meeting will be open 10-15 minutes prior to the event and will be recorded.
TBDEG - Zero ETL & Virtual Data Marts: A Discussion in Painless Data Engineering by Alex Merced
The challenges of building and maintaining data pipelines have become all too familiar. This meetup, titled "ZeroETL & Virtual Data Marts: A Discussion in Painless Data Engineering," aims to shed light on these common pains and explore innovative solutions that can revolutionize the field.
The event will kick off with an engaging presentation that delves into the typical pain points experienced by data engineers. These challenges include dealing with brittle pipelines that often necessitate endless backfilling and contending with the delays resulting from layers of pipelines, leading to stale and inaccurate data reaching data consumers.
However, the meetup doesn't stop at identifying problems. Our discussion will introduce you to potential solutions that harness the power of Dremio, enabling the adoption of "Painless" Patterns such as "ZeroETL" and "Virtual Data Marts." These patterns are designed to reduce the manual effort involved in data movement and the creation of data movement pipelines. Attendees will gain insights into how these approaches can streamline data engineering workflows, enhance data quality, and improve data accessibility for stakeholders.
Following the presentation, we invite the audience to participate in an open discussion. This forum provides a platform for data professionals to share their own challenges in the world of data engineering, exchange ideas, and explore collaborative solutions. It's an opportunity to connect with fellow data enthusiasts, industry experts, and peers, making it an invaluable experience for anyone looking to navigate the complexities of modern data engineering with less pain and more efficiency.
Join us at "ZeroETL & Virtual Data Marts: A Discussion in Painless Data Engineering" and be part of a dynamic conversation that promises to reshape the way we approach data engineering challenges. Together, we can pave the way for a more seamless and productive future in the world of data.
Alex Merced is a developer advocate for Dremio, a developer, and a seasoned instructor with a rich professional background. Having worked with companies like GenEd Systems, Crossfield Digital, CampusGuard, and General Assembly.
Alex is a co-author of the O'Reilly Book "Apache Iceberg: The Definitive Guide." With a deep understanding of the subject matter, Alex has shared his insights as a speaker at events including Data Day Texas, OSA Con, P99Conf and Data Council.
Driven by a profound passion for technology, Alex has been instrumental in disseminating his knowledge through various platforms. His tech content can be found in blogs, videos, and his podcasts, Datanation and Web Dev 101.
- TBDEG - Clean CodeLink visible for attendees
This meetup is a monthly chat for our community to discuss the latest and greatest in data engineering. We'll cover interesting topics, techniques, and tools through general open discussions and focused presentations.
This month we'll do a quick book review of Robert C. Martin's book Clean Code: a text that aims to improve software craftmanship through technical, pragmatic, and substantial shifts in coding practices.
Looking forward to seeing you all soon!